Events

September 2017

Friday, September 1

Tuesday, September 5

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Westchester Division- Gerald L. Klerman, M.D. Memorial Lecture

"Using Neuroscience to Advance the Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety" Daniel Pine, M.D. Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience National...

Wednesday, September 6

Lower Manhattan Lecture Series: Your Gut and You

Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian/Lower Manhattan Hospital invite you to our Lower Manhattan Lecture Series: Come join us for a free patient...

Medicine Grand Rounds

"When Experts Disagree: The Art of Medical Decision Making” Jerome Groopman, M.D. and Pamela Hartzband, M.D.

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds-Gerald L. Klerman, M.D Memorial Lecture

"Using Neuroscience to Advance the Treatment of Pediatric Anxiety" Daniel Pine, M.D. Chief, Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience National...

Whole Chromosome Loss Events in a Tetraploid Background Confer Tumorigenic Potential in a Mouse Allograft Model

Rozario Thomas Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Dirk Schnappinger Major Sponsor: Dr. Robert Benezra Minor Sponsors: Drs. Andrew Koff and...

How Epigenetic Switches Control the Humoral Immune Response and Drive Lymphomagenesis

Seminars in Clinical Research (Rockefeller University) presents: Ari M. Melnick, M.D. Gebroe Family Professor of Hematology/Oncology Departments of Medicine...

BIOMEDICAL IMAGING RESEARCH SEMINAR

New Image Analysis Approaches in Alzheimer’s Disease with Focus on Spatial Features Sepideh Shokouhi, PhD Assistant Professor of Radiology &...

Thursday, September 7

Tri-Institutional Chemical Biology Symposium

A day long symposium sponsored by the Tri-Institutional PhD Program in Chemical Biology (TPCB) featuring keynote talks by: Prof. Helen Blackwell (U of...

Mitochondria, Metabolism and Cellular Decisions

Anderson Cancer Center Lecture Series (Rockefeller University) presents: Jared Rutter, Ph.D. HHMI Investigator Professor of Biochemistry University of Utah...

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series: "Proteostasis and Innate Immunity: Converging Pathways in Neurodegeneration"

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series Sponsored by the 2017 Nina W. Werblow Lecture Hosted by: Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi & Dr. Costantino Iadecola Presents: Li...

Advanced and Metastatic Prostate Cancer Support Group

Weill Cornell Medicine, along with Us TOO New York & Cancer ABCs, invites you to join our monthly support group. Please note this is only open to men with...

Friday, September 8

Molecular Biology Program

“RNA Dependent Control of Chromosome Organization” Aaron Straight, PhD Associate Professor of Biochemistry and Chemical and Systems Biology, Department of...

Saturday, September 9

Make your Match

The Minority Housestaff Committee and The Joan and Sanford I. Weill Department of Medicine ...

Sunday, September 10

Walk from Obesity

In the United States, more than 93 million individuals are effected by obesity. The ASMBS Foundation’s Walk from Obesity aims to raise public awareness,...

Monday, September 11

Department of Surgery Chairman Distinguished Lecture: Update in Endocrine Surgery: Current and Future Management Strategies in Thyroid Cancer

Presented by: Thomas J. Fahey, III, MD Johnson and Johnson Distinguished Professor Vice Chair, Department of Surgery Chief, Endocrine Surgery Director,...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

"Human Papillomavirus Testing in Head and Neck Squamous Cell Carcinoma – The Inside Story” James S. Lewis Jr. MD Associate Professor Pathology,...

Tuesday, September 12

Free Prostate Cancer Screening

10th Annual Free Prostate Cancer Screening For Men Over 40 who have never been diagnosed with prostate cancer Screening includes a PSA blood test and a...

Heme/Onc Grand Rounds: Predictive/Prognostic Genomic Assays to Guide Breast Cancer Adjuvant Treatment

Dr. Alan B. Astrow, MD Chief, Division of Hematology/Medical Oncology New-York Presbyterian Brooklyn Methodist Hospital Professor of Clinical Medicine,...

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Reliable Systems of Individualized Care to Improve Health in Kidney Transplant Recipients

Presented by David K. Hooper, MD, MS Medical Director of Kidney Transplantation Division of Nephrology and Hypertension James M. Anderson Center for Health...

Pairwise Ranking and Removal Analysis of Genome-Wide Gene Expression Data: Theory, a New Algorithm, and Analysis of Data from the Cancer Genome Atlas

Abishek Sainath Madduri Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Weill Cornell Medical College, LC-504 Chairperson: Dr. Olivier...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Westchester Division

"How Stress Kills: New Perspectives on Emotions, Relationships and Health from Psychoneuroimmunology" Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ph.D. Director, Institute for...

Tech Tuesday Demo: 3D Slicer

Grab your lunch and join us for Tech Tuesdays -- ITS and Library staff performing short demos for services we offer! Each week, our experts will showcase...

 Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"Using Chemical Synthesis to Study and Apply Protein Glycosylation" Zhongping Tan , Ph.D. Assistant Professor, Chemical Glycobiology Department of...

Multiple Myeloma Support Group

Facilitator: Cara Beth Hanover, LMSW Light refreshments will be served. RSVP: (646) 499-0674 or cal9064@nyp.org

Wednesday, September 13

Medicine Grand Rounds: “Has Isoniazid Passed its 'Sell-By' Date?”

William Bishai, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases Co-director, JHU Center for TB Research

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds

"How Stress Kills: New Perspectives on Emotions, Relationships and Health from Psychoneuroimmunology" Janice Kiecolt-Glaser, Ph.D. Director, Institute for...

Meyer Cancer Center Lymphoid Malignancies Working Group

Himanshu Nagar, M.D. Assistant Professor of Radiation Oncology Weill Cornell Medicine John Allan, M.D. Assistant Professor of Medicine Weill Cornell...

Meyer Cancer Center Solid Tumors Research Program

Needles and haystacks: tracking lung cancer evolution with therapy through genomics and experimental modeling Dan Landau, M.D., Ph.D. Assistant Professor...

High Tech, Low Cost: Next-Generation Genomic Testing

The New York Genome Center presents: Joseph Pickrell, Ph.D. CEO, Gencove Human Geneticist Sophie Zaaijer, Ph.D. CEO & Co-Founder, PlayDNA Runway Fellow,...

ICU Support Group

The Weill Cornell Medicine Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Department invites you to join our ICU Support Group. Our group provides ICU survivors and...

Thursday, September 14

Structural Biology Program

"Cancer Drug Discovery Using Fragment-Based Methods and Structure-Based Design" Stephen Fesik, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Biochemistry Orrin H....

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine 2017 -2018 Special Seminar Series

Xiabing Shi, PhD, Associate Professor Epigenetics and Mol. Carcinogenesis Co-Director, Center for Cancer Epigenetics The University of Texas MD Anderson...

Developmental Biology Program

"Deep Phenotyping Enabled by Microfluidics and High-Throughput Quantitative Microscopy" Hang Lu, Ph.D. Love Family Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular...

Friday, September 15

Optimize Your Health By Developing a Healthy Routine

Dr. Eugenia Siegler will be highlighting our day-to-day habits that have a huge effect on our overall wellness. Learn tips and tricks to optimize your health...

Role of miR-126 in Placental Development and Glucose Metabolism

Abhijeet Sharma Cell and Developmental Biology Chairperson: Dr. Carl Blobel Major Sponsor: Dr. Heidi Stuhlmann Minor Sponsors: Drs. Todd Evans and Andrea...

Sunday, September 17

JCC FALL OPEN HOUSE: TOTAL HEALTH FOR YOUR BODY + BRAIN

This year's JCC Annual Open House is focused on Brain Health. The event, which is co-sponsored by NewYork-Presbyterian and the Dana Alliance this year, is...

Monday, September 18

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"Small Molecules from the Human Microbiota" Michael Fischbach, Ph.D. Associate Professor, Department of Bioengineering and Therapeutic Sciences University...

Sanders Tri-Institutional Chemical Biology Seminar Series

Sequence-based Design of Precise Small Molecules Targeting RNA Matthew Disney, Ph.D. Professor Department of Chemistry The Scripps Research Institute, ...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

"Neuropathology in the Era of the Integrated Diagnosis: Refining Diagnostic Entities and Methods to Improve Molecular Testing" Angela Viaene, M.D.,...

Prostate Cancer Support Group

In partnership with Us Too New York, please join us for our next Prostate Cancer Support Group Meeting. Note, this meeting will be held on Monday, September...

Tuesday, September 19

Heme/Onc Grand Rounds: Communication as Key to Better End-of-Life Care

Dr. Holly G. Prigerson, Ph.D. Irving Sherwood Wright Professor in Geriatrics Professor of Sociology in Medicine Director, Center for Research on...

Promotion Basics: What Every Faculty Member Needs to Know about the Promotion Process

Drs. Jane Salmon, Mark Albano, and Lia Logio will present the Promotion Basics to update faculty on the appointments and promotions process here at Weill...

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Lymphoma in Adolescents and Young Adults:  Bridging the Gap Between Pediatric and Medical Oncology

Presented by Lisa G. Roth, MD Charles, Lillian and Betty Neuwirth Clinical Scholar in Pediatric Hematology/Oncology Assistant Professor of Pediatrics Weill...

Tech Tuesday Demo: F1000 Workspace

Grab your lunch and join us for Tech Tuesdays -- ITS and Library staff performing short demos for services we offer! Each week, our experts will showcase...

Brain Aneurysm Support Group

The Weill Cornell Brain and Spine Center partners with the Brain Aneurysm Foundation to provide support to the newly diagnosed, survivors, family members,...

Meyer Cancer Center Cancer Biology Research Program

Metabolic Barriers of Metastasis Elena Piskounova, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Cell Biology in Dermatology Weill Cornell Medicine

Wednesday, September 20

Medicine Grand Rounds:"The Use of Biologic and Immunomodulator Therapy During Pregnancy and Lactation: Lessons from the Patient with Inflammatory Bowel Disease”

Uma Mahadevan, M.D. Professor of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco Medical Director UCSF Center for Colitis and Crohn’s Disease

OFA September In-Service Session: Promotion & Tenure

Monthly in-service training session for Academic Appointments Administrators. This month's topic is "Promotion & Tenure".

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Faculty Council

“The Pains of Dying: Psychodynamic and other Considerations Regarding Issues at the End of Life” Philip R. Muskin, MD Professor of Psychiatry, Senior...

Meyer Cancer Center Cancer Genetics, Epigenetics & Systems Biology Research Program

"Exploring Genetic Susceptibility to Lung Cancer by Integrating GWAS of Related Traits" James McKay, Ph.D. Group Head, Genetic Cancer Susceptibility...

Clonal Analysis of Thalamus Development and Function

Wei Shi Neuroscience Chairperson: Dr. M. Elizabeth Ross Major Sponsor: Dr. Song-Hai Shi Minor Sponsor: Dr. Natalia...

Hidden Dynamics in Membrane Protein Unfolding Studied with 1-µs Resolution Force Spectroscopy

Physiology, Biophysics and Systems Biology Seminar Series (PBSB) presents: Thomas Perkins, Ph.D. Fellow and Associate Chair, JILA Professor of Molecular,...

Phosphopeptides Displayed by MHC Molecules as Next-Generation Cancer Immunotherapy Targets

The Meyer Cancer Center Seminar Series presents: Victor Engelhard, Ph.D. Professor, Microbiology, Immunology and Cancer Biology Director, Carter Immunology...

“Honour Above Wealth,  Healing the Body and the Society:  My Personal Experiences”

Sir Rodney Williams, Governor General of Antigua and Barbuda, will address the college community in Uris, with reception to follow in Griffis Faculty Club

InSITE Info Session

InSITE was founded in 1999 to create a community of passionate leaders who share common values and have the desire, ability and network to support innovative...

Thursday, September 21

International Conference on Immunotherapy-Radiotherapy Combinations

An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among...

Best Practices for Developing an Effective Non-Confidential Pitch Deck

JLABS@NYC: Sell Your Science presents: Tom Luby, Ph.D. Head of JLABS, Texas Johnson & Johnson Innovation Agenda: 11:00 AM | Registration...

Cell Biology Program Special Seminar

Vesicular Transmission of Viral Populations: Strength in Numbers Nihal Altan-Bonnet, Ph.D. Earl Stadtman Investigator, Laboratory of Host-Pathogen...

Progress in Neuroscience Seminar Series

“Making, Breaking, and Linking Memories” Sheena Josselyn, Ph.D. Senior Scientist, Program in Neuroscience &Mental Health The Hospital for Sick Children,...

Friday, September 22

International Conference on Immunotherapy-Radiotherapy Combinations

An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among...

Saturday, September 23

International Conference on Immunotherapy-Radiotherapy Combinations

An international conference in partnership with the Institut Gustave Roussy that will provide attendees with an overview of synergistic collaborations among...

Sunday, September 24

Walk with WCM at the 6th Annual "Into The Light" Walk for Epilepsy

COME WALK WITH US! THE 6TH ANNUAL " INTO THE LIGHT" WALK FOR EPILEPSY Join the Weill Cornell Medicine's Comprehensive Epilepsy Team at the historical South...

WCM sponsors the 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic in Brooklyn

The 43rd Annual Atlantic Antic Sunday, September 24, 2017 12pm - 6pm THE ATLANTIC ANTIC™ is the oldest and largest street festival in Brooklyn, New York!...

Monday, September 25

IP & Pizza™ ELabNYC

http://www.ctl.cornell.edu/events/event-info.php?id=522&event=ip-pizza-elabnyc Free to attend. Pizza, salad, and drinks will be served.

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

Decoding T Cell Circuitry Speaker: Alexander Marson, M.D., Ph.D Assistant Professor, Department of Microbiology and Immunology University of California...

Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series: "Translational Challenges in Developing Anti-Ab-Immunotherapy for Alzheimer’s Disease"

Dean’s Distinguished Lecture Series Sponsored by The 2017 Nina W. Werblow Lecture Hosted by: Dr. Augustine M.K. Choi & Dr. Costantino...

Molecular Pharmacology and Chemical Biology Programs

"Translating the Precision Electrophile Signaling Code" Yimon Aye, Ph.D. Howard Milstein Assistant Professor Department of Chemistry and Chemical...

Pathology and Laboratory Medicine Grand Rounds

“Pathogenesis and Treatment of Human T Cell Leukemia Virus Associated Malignancy” Lee Ratner, M.D., Ph.D. Professor of Medicine and Molecular...

The Opioid Epidemic: An Update on Opioid Misuse and Current Treatment Strategies

Jonathan Avery, Director of Addiction Psychiatry, will provide an important update for all clinicians managing patients on opioids. He will discuss ways to...

Big Pharma Panel Discussion

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/big-pharma-panel-discussion-tickets-37757649145 Join Dr. Mark Kaplan, Associate Director of Translational Oncology...

Tuesday, September 26

Hem/Onc Grand Rounds: Biomarker and Efficacy Analyses of PD-1 Blockade as Treatment for Metastatic and Resected Melanoma

Dr. Jeffrey Weber, MD, PhD Deputy Director and Head, Experimental Therapeutics Laura and Isaac Perlmutter Cancer Center Professor of Medicine NYU-Langone...

Pediatric Grand Rounds: Congenital Muscular Torticollis: Evidence-Based Medical and Physical Therapy Management

Presented by: Magdalena Oledzka, PT, DPT, MBA, PCS, c/NDT Director, Pediatric Rehabilitation Hospital for Special Surgery Jennifer Jezequel, PT, DPT,...

Raising Resilient Kids: The Science of Building Confidence and Competence

Learn how to help children manage stress and build resilience, key areas for the current generation of children who are facing unique pressures in their...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds- Child and Adolescent Psychiatry-Westchester Division

"Pathways to New Treatments for Autism Spectrum: Translational Trials and Tribulations" Speaker: Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele Mortimer D. Sackler, MD,...

Tech Tuesday Demo: Skype for Business

Grab your lunch and join us for Tech Tuesdays -- ITS and Library staff performing short demos for services we offer! Each week, our experts will showcase...

ABCs of SBIR/STTR Funding

The Federal SBIR/STTR programs award over $2.6 billion in high-risk R&D funding annually to qualified small businesses. The process is complex with a steep...

Health and Wellness Seminars: Conquering Migraine

Dr. Susan W. Broner, the medical director of the Weill Cornell Medicine Headache Program and an assistant professor of clinical neurology at Weill Cornell...

Chiari Malformation and Cognition

The third installment in our Chiari malformation lecture series, co-hosted by the Chiari and Syringomyelia Foundation, will center on the cognitive issues...

Wednesday, September 27

A Program of Strategies to Optimize Faculty Mentoring Skills

Dr. Carol Mancuso, Professor of Medicine, will offer an important discussion about effective mentoring. She will introduce a multi-component profssional...

Intensive SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH Workshop

Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business...

Department of Psychiatry Grand Rounds - Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

"Pathways to New Treatments for Autism Spectrum: Translational Trials and Tribulations" Speaker: Jeremy Veenstra-Vanderweele Mortimer D. Sackler, MD,...

President's Research Seminar Series

RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation Host: Omar Abdel-Wahab, MD​​​​​​​ Presenter: Chuan He, PhD​​​​​​​ Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical...

President's Research Seminar Series

"RNA Methylation in Gene Expression Regulation" Chuan He, Ph.D. Investigator, Howard Hughes Medical Institute John T. Wilson Distinguished Service...

TRIBC White Paper Club Discussion - Gene Therapy

RSVP here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/white-paper-club-gene-therapy-tickets-37761671175 A white paper is a publication released by an industry think tank...

ICU Support Group

The Weill Cornell Medicine Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Department invites you to join our ICU Support Group. Our group provides ICU survivors and...

Thursday, September 28

Comprehensive Approach to Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Bariatrics

The Comprehensive Approach to Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Bariatrics Program provides up-to-date, evidence-based clinical information regarding...

Intensive SBIR/STTR Proposal Prep for NIH Workshop

Is your life science or health tech company a candidate for federal R&D funding through the Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business...

Immunology & Microbial Pathogenesis Program

"The Role of Immune Cells in Nerve Degeneration and Regeneration: New Perspectives" Richard Zigmond, Ph.D. Professor, Department of Neurosciences Case...

Division of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Grand Rounds

"Hospital at Home: Implementation and Scaling in a Health System" Linda DeCherrie, M.D. Associate Professor, Department of Geriatrics & Palliative...

8th Annual Fall-Prevention Awareness Week: Kick-Off Lectures

Four lectures will be presented by prominent Weill Cornell Medicine and NewYork-Presbyterian clinicians. Learn about the prevalence of falls in the older...

Heberden Society Lecture

"Weill Cornell Medicine: A 'Brief' History of Cornell's Medical School" Antonio M. Gotto Jr., M.D., Ph.D. Provost for Medical Affairs Emeritus and Dean...

Meyer Cancer Center Immuno-Oncology Working Group

CAR T therapy targeting ICAM-1 eliminates advanced human thyroid tumors Irene Min, Ph.D. Assistant Professor of Molecular Biology in Surgery Weill...

Book signing with Dr. Antonio M. Gotto, Jr.

Dean emeritus Antonio M. Gotto, Jr., M.D., will be signing copies of his book, Weill Cornell Medicine: A History of Cornell's Medical School, in the Library...

September 2017